Accidents in Construction Site Safety

Usage of Machinery Safely

For usage of machinery safely, following guidelines are specified generally. It has to be considered when the machinery manufacture has specified certain rules safety.

• Keep work area clean
Cluttered areas and benches invite injuries.

• Consider work area environment.
Do not expose power tools to rain . Do not use power tools in dump or wet locations. Keep work area well lit. Do not use machinery where there is risk to cause fore or explosion.

• Guard against electric shock
Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded surfaces (e.g. pipes, radiators, ranges, refrigerators)

• Do not let visitors touch the or extension cord.
All visitors should be kept away from work area.

• Store ideal tools
When not in use, tolls should be stored in dry, high or locked – up     places.

• Do not force tools.
It will do the job matter and safer at the rate for which it was intended

• Use right tools
Do not force small tools or attachment to do the job of a heavy- duty tool. Do not use tool for purposes not intended. for example, do not circular saw for cutting tree trunks or logs.

• Dress properly
Do not wear loose clothing or jewelries. They can be caught in moving parts. Rubber gloves and non-skid footwear are recommended. When working out doors, wear protective hair covering to contain long hair.

• Use safety glasses
Also use face or dust mask if cutting operation is dusty.

• Don’t abuse cord
Never carry tool by cord or yank it to disconnect it from receptacle. Keep cord from heat ill and sharp edges.

• Secure work
Use clamps or a vise to hold work. It’s safer than using your hand and if free both hands to operate told.

• Don’t overreach
Keep proper footing and balance at all times.

• Maintain tools with care
Keep tools sharp and clean for better and safer performance with following instructions for lubricating accessories. Inspect tool cords periodically and if damaged, have repaired by authorized service facility. Keep handle dry, clean and free from oil and grease.

• Disconnect tools
When not in use, before servicing, and then changing accessories such as blade, bits and cutters, the tools must be disconnected.

• Remove adjusting keys & wrenches
From the habit of checking to see that keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from tool before turning it on.

• Avoid unintentional starting
Don’t carry plugged-in tool with finger on switch. Be sure switch is off when plugged in.

• Out door use extension cords
When tool is used outdoors, use only extension cords intended for use intended for use outdoors and so marked.

• Stay alert
What you are doing, use common sense. Do not operate tool or    machine when you are tired.

• Check damaged parts
Before further use of tool, a guard or other part that is damaged checked to determine that it would operate properly and performs its intended function. Check for alignment of moving ports, blinding of moving parts, breaking of parts, mounting and any other conditions that may affect its operation. A guard or other part that is damaged should be properly repaired or replaced.

usage of machinery safely instructions should be inducted in meeting for those who used.